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Said Teija Lublinkhof, chairperson of the Zambia Coffee Growers Association, quoted in a report in “How we made it in Africa”.
Her confidence in the world’s continued demand for its caffeine fix is however not reflective of the fortunes of the Zambian coffee business in recent times.
Zambia’s coffee industry has struggled over the last five years. Output in 2010 fell to 1,250 tonnes from 1,643 tonnes the previous year. This was due to farm closures caused by a lack of affordable long-term finance.
For the season that just ended, exportable production tumbled …